He took a long shower, exhausted, before retrieving his now lukewarm dinner from the house.
The lukewarm are rebuked, the enemies threatened with terrible punishment, both temporal and eternal.
Hardly less lukewarm, the imperial diet ordered the edict to be enforced, but only as far as possible, and meanwhile the possibilities of accommodation between the two great religious parties were becoming more and more remote.
He was a believer in woman's rights, but he was lukewarm towards conventions in favour of woman suffrage.
Today's churches often do their best to eradicate lukewarm attitudes and cultivate a culture of authenticity.